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    "For the last several months, business aviation traffic in the United States has exceeded 2019 numbers. Memorial Day weekend was no exception, with flight traffic as high as +19% when compared to the holiday weekend in 2019."
    -Daniel Baker, CEO, FlightAware

    Commercial Airline Traffic - United States

    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - United States

    Weekly Average | May 31- June 6

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 22,278
    2020: 8,685
    2019: 29,416

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +156.50%
    2021 vs. 2019: -24.27%

     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - Worldwide

    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - Worldwide

    Weekly Average | May 31- June 6

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 61,626
    2020: 27,847
    2019: 102,316

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +121.31%
    2021 vs. 2019: -39.77%

     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - Europe

    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - Europe

    Weekly Average | May 31- June 6

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 10,562
    2020: 2,776
    2019: 27,193

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +280.50%
    2021 vs. 2019: -61.16%

     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - China

    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - China

    Weekly Average | May 31- June 6

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 11,861
    2020: 9,414
    2019: 13,803

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +25.99%
    2021 vs. 2019: -14.07%

     

    Commercial Airline: Any scheduled passenger airline flights. The FAA refers to these as Part 121 and Part 129 traffic. The airline numbers shown in this report do not include canceled flights.

     

    Business Aviation Traffic - United States

    Quick Stats:  Business Aviation Traffic - United States

    Weekly Average | May 31- June 6

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 12,039
    2020: 7,311
    2019: 9,965

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +64.67%
    2021 vs. 2019: +20.81%

     

    Business Aviation: Any turbine general aviation flights that are not commercial or cargo airlines. The FAA refers to these as Part 91 or 135 traffic.

     

     

     
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